The race for the Republican nomination in the 2020 election is underway. In Jackson County, GOP voters will vote for District Judge, Circuit Judge, Revenue Commissioner, two seats on the county commission, county school superintendent and two seats on the county school board.

For Circuit Judge in the Republican primary, set for March 20, 2020, local attorney Daryl Eustace and Brent Benson, an assistant district attorney, have both qualified.

No one has qualified for District Judge, though current Judge Don Word is expected to.

Jackson County Republican Party chairman Allen Keller said three people have qualified in county races, including two incumbents.

For Revenue Commissioner, incumbent Jeff Arnold has qualified, while for Jackson County Schools Superintendent, incumbent Kevin Dukes qualified.

For County Commission, District 3, Mark Guffey, an assistant superintendent at Jackson County Schools, has qualified.

Keller said qualifying will continue until Nov. 8 at 5 p.m. Keller can be reached at allenkeller55@gmail.com for more information.

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